National Meteorological & Hydrological Services (NMHSs)
IEDRO works directly with the national meteorological services of countries to help rescue their historical climate data. IEDRO has worked with:
- Bolivia’s NMHS SENAMHI to save over ten years’ of Bolivian climate data from 22 surface stations.
- The African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD), to establish the West Africa Climate Data Rescue and Digitization Center that serves multiple west African nations.
- The Tanzanian Meteorological Agency to rescue over 10,000 pilot air balloon (PIBAL) observations of the 1960s through 1980s.
- The El Salvador National Meteorological Service (SNMS) to help rescue and digitize thousands of El Salvador’s historic hydrometeorological records documented over the last hundred years. http://www.snet.gob.sv/
- The Malawi Department of Climate Change and Meteorological Services to begin setting up a prototype data rescue and scanning station that can serve also as a prototype for other southern African organizations.
- The Dominican Republic’s NMHS, ONAMET, to rescue upper-air data and to discuss further data rescue needs.
- The Kenya Meteorological Service, to rescue upper-air data and discuss further data rescue needs and activities.
- Mozambique’s National Institute of Meteorology Meteorological Service to discuss and begin data rescue and digitization activities.
- Uruguay’s National Meteorological Service and Service of Oceanography, Hydrography and Meteorology of the Navy (SOHMA) to rescue upper air data and surface observations.
IEDRO works with various government entities to assist these organizations in locating at-risk data and managing data rescue projects.
- USAID: IEDRO has a $100,000 grant with USAID to develop the West Africa Climate Data Rescue and Digitization Facility within the African Centre of Meteorological Applications for Development (ACMAD) in Niamey, Niger
- NOAA: IEDRO has worked with NOAA multiple times in the past to locate, organize, transmit, and rescue historic climate data from Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Niger, Senegal, Tanzania, Zambia in Africa; Chile, El Salvador, Dominican Republic, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, in this hemisphere.
Technology and Service Companies
IEDRO works closely with other partners to manage data rescue operations and create technology solutions.
- Engility Corp., a subsidery of L3 Communications: IEDRO works with Engility in managing the resources and goals of the West Africa Climate DR&D project. Funded by USAID.
- Light Industries, Inc. IEDRO works with Light Industries, Inc., in developing innovative technological solutions in the data rescue process.